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Phlyctaenium

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Polyblastidiidae

Taxonomy
Phlyctaenium was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo J Kimm-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066].

It was assigned to Dinichthyidae by Jordan (1963); to Lychniscosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Polyblastidiidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Phlyctaenium Zittel
1963Phlyctaenium Jordan p. 588
2002Phlyctaenium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Phlyctaenium Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyPolyblastidiidaeSchrammen 1912
genusPhlyctaeniumZittel 1878

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available